AMD EPYC 7232P processor review

EPYC 7232P processor released by AMD; release date: 7 Aug 2019. At the time of release, the processor cost $450. The processor is designed for server-computers and based on Zen 2 microarchitecture.

CPU is unlocked for overclocking. Total number of cores - 8, threads - 16. Maximum CPU clock speed - 3.2 GHz. Manufacturing process technology - 7 nm, 14 nm. Cache size: L1 - 512 KB, L2 - 4 MB, L3 - 32 MB.

Supported memory types: DDR4-3200. Maximum memory size: 4 TB.

Supported socket types: SP3. Power consumption (TDP): 120 Watt.

Benchmarks

PassMark
Single thread mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
3046
1238
PassMark
CPU mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
81037
16365
Name Value
PassMark - Single thread mark 1238
PassMark - CPU mark 16365

Specifications (specs)

Essentials

Architecture codename Zen 2
Launch date 7 Aug 2019
Launch price (MSRP) $450
OPN PIB 100-100000081WOF
OPN Tray 100-000000081
Place in performance rating 407
Vertical segment Server

Performance

Base frequency 3.1 GHz
L1 cache 512 KB
L2 cache 4 MB
L3 cache 32 MB
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm, 14 nm
Maximum frequency 3.2 GHz
Number of cores 8
Number of threads 16
Unlocked

Memory

ECC memory support
Max memory channels 8
Maximum memory bandwidth 190.7 GB/s
Maximum memory size 4 TB
Supported memory types DDR4-3200

Compatibility

Socket Count 1P
Sockets supported SP3
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 120 Watt

Peripherals

Max number of PCIe lanes 128
PCI Express revision 4.0
PCIe configurations x16, x8